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Best’s Special Report: Jordan Insurance Ratings: Benchmarking LONDON -Thursday 30 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Jordan insurance market remains highly competitive, with pressure on technical performance accompanied by economic challenges, according to a new special report by AM Best. In the Best’s Special Report, titled, “Jordan Insurance Ratings: Benchmarking,” AM Best...

Solera Holdings Announces Jeffrey R. Tarr as New CEO -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solera Holdings, Inc. (“Solera”), a global leader in risk and asset management data and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for the automotive and insurance industries, today announced that Jeff Tarr has joined the company as a director and its new CEO. Tarr, who...

2019 China Yiwu Imported Commodities Fair Concludes, with Number of Professional Buyers up 48.41% Year-on-Year -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2019 China Yiwu Imported Commodities Fair, a key platform to accelerate Yiwu’s opening up to the world, closed on May 26, 2019 in Yiwu City of China. With an exhibition area of 50,000m2, the Fair of this year gathered exhibitors from 85 countries and regions, including...

MPEG LA Introduces One-Stop License for EV Charging -Wednesday 29 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced the availability of the EV Charging Patent Portfolio License (“EV Charging License” or “License”) providing one-stop access to technologies underlying worldwide standards for conductive AC and DC charging, connection, communication and...

PRI Meets Security Regulations and Data Retention Mandates with ExaGrid-Veeam Solution -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup, today announced that Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (PRI) uses ExaGrid disk-based backup systems to significantly increase data protection with secure backups. This press release features...

The Langham Hotels & Resorts Introduces New Logo and Global Brand Campaign: “Celebrate The Everyday” -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Langham Hotels & Resorts unveils today its new logo and brand campaign to affirm its well-earned position within the ultra-luxury hotel segment. Through the use of video, photography, and digital experience platforms, “Celebrate The Everyday,” which has been a year in...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Gubra announce new collaboration to develop anti-obesity peptide poly-agonists -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Gubra announce a second collaboration and license agreement for the development of novel poly-agonist peptides to treat obesity. It will bring together Gubra’s established expertise in the design, synthesis, pharmaceutical characterization and in...

Ascend Offers EV Safety, Performance Solutions in Chinaplas Presentation -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ascend Performance Materials, one of the largest fully integrated producers of polyamide 66 resin, recently presented on PA66 solutions for electric vehicles at Chinaplas 2019. The presentation focused on improving EV safety, reliability and performance using PA66. The...

The Hoxworth Blood Center and Biolog-id signed a partnership contract to manage blood products in Cincinnati... -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Biolog-id solution was first implemented in 2018 to focus on the distribution and inventory management of Platelet Concentrates (PCs) between the Blood Center and 4 hospitals located nearby. In 2019, it is also covering the Phenotyped Red Blood Cell Concentrates (RBCs)...

Now You Can Call Dubai Your Home – New Permanent Residence Programme ‘Golden Card’ Announced! -Wednesday 29 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In a big and bold step, the UAE government, on May 21st, announced a new permanent residency programme, the ‘Golden Card’ visa, for foreign nationals in the UAE. Earlier, the UAE only issued 2- to 3-year employer linked visas to foreign nationals, who comprise roughly...

Andersen Global Expands in the Middle East -Tuesday 28 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Al Alawi and Co., a leading full-service law firm located in Oman, has finalized a collaboration agreement with Andersen Global. The addition of Al Alawi and Co. brings 37 years of professional experience to the Andersen Global team in the Middle East. Al Alawi and Co. is...

Velodyne Wins Patent Challenge -Tuesday 28 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne has won a patent challenge brought by competitor Quanergy. In making its ruling the US Patent Trial and Appeals Board on May 23, 2019 upheld the patentability of all claims in Velodyne’s pioneering ‘558 patent. The ‘558 patent relates to a lidar based 3D point...

IVF Baby Delivered At Fakih’s Muscat Branch -Tuesday 28 May 2019  

Doctors at Fakih IVF Fertility Center in Oman delivered their first IVF baby girl earlier this year. This was followed by a string of successful pregnancies and deliveries. Fakih IVF is one of the leading Infertility, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Genetics and IVF centers in the GCC Region catered...

Medical examinations reveal child’s diarrhoea to be actually chronic constipation -Tuesday 28 May 2019  

Reem visited Emirates Hospital - Jumeirah (EHJ) – an Emirates Healthcare company and an internationally recognised 100-bed beacon of progress in the region’s healthcare system after her 4-year-old son, Rayan complained of what she believed was diarrhoea. She sought medical attention after...

PMI: World No Tobacco Day Should Be World No Smoking Day -Tuesday 28 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International (PMI) is marking World No Tobacco Day by publishing a call to the global regulatory and public health community to leave aside ideological differences and instead leverage technology, science and innovation to more rapidly improve public...

Kuwait’s Kout Food Group Firms up Strategic Partnership with GetSwift -Tuesday 28 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Kout Food Group is happy to announce the strategic partnership in the deployment of GetSwift platform named CDM “Central Delivery Management” across Delivery Segment in its portfolio of companies encompassing the brands Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Burger King and Kababji...

Ivory Coast Accelerates Digital Migration with SES -Tuesday 28 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ivory Coast’s public broadcasting company, the Société Ivoirienne de Télédiffusion (SIDT), has selected SES as its digital partner in a major move to meet the country’s 2020 deadline for switching over from analogue to digital broadcasting. Under this multi-year...

COMPUTEX 2019 Kicks Off Tomorrow in Taipei -Tuesday 28 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- COMPUTEX 2019 officially kicks off on Tuesday with focuses on AI & IoT, 5G, Blockchain, Innovations & Startups, and Gaming & XR. A total of 1,685 exhibitors will showcase their technologies in 5,508 booths, which is a near 10% growth from last year. The keynote speakers...

Egon Zehnder and Sinequanon (SQN) Formalize Business Partnership to Scale SQN’s Revolutionary, AI-enabled Approach... -Tuesday 28 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder, the world’s leadership consulting firm, has formalized an agreement to purchase a minority stake in Zurich, Switzerland-based Sinequanon (SQN), a firm that uses AI and advanced analytics to improve workplace culture and performance. SQN is the first to have...

Milrem Robotics Delivered Two THeMIS UGVs to the Dutch Army -Tuesday 28 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Robot and Autonomous Systems (RAS) Unit of the 13th Light Brigade of the Royal Netherlands Army received two THeMIS unmanned ground vehicles developed by Milrem Robotics in April for their Concept Development and Experimentation Project. Milrem Robotics delivered the...